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Ascension Parish School Board Receives $6M More in Disaster Aid

BATON ROUGE, La. — The Ascension Parish School Board will receive nearly $6.1 million for permanent school repairs following the August 2016 floods. The recently approved funding will help with campus-wide repair efforts at St. Amant High School.

Minimizing Hurricane Risks

Hurricane season begins June 1 and we've already experienced, Alberto, the first named storm system, but it’s not too late for citizens to protect themselves and their families during severe weather. Since the mid 1800’s when the National Weather Service began officially recording hurricanes, 54 hurricanes have directly hit Louisiana.

Nhận trợ giúp xây dựng lại nhà ở hoặc cải thiện khả năng chống chịu với thời tiết

AUSTIN, Texas — Khi mùa bão đến gần, nhiều người dân Texas vẫn tiếp tục xây dựng lại nhà ở sau Bão Harvey và những thiên tai khác gần đây, trong khi số khác đang gia cố nhà để chuẩn bị tốt hơn trước những hiện tượng thời tiết trong tương lai.  

 

Obtenga ayuda para reconstruir su hogar o mejorar su resistencia al clima

AUSTIN, Texas — A medida que la temporada de huracanes se aproxima, muchos tejanos continúan reconstruyendo sus hogares desde el huracán Harvey y otros desastres naturales recientes, mientras que otros están reacondicionando sus hogares para estar mejor preparados para los eventos meteorológicos en el futuro.

 

Get help rebuilding your home or improving its resilience to weather

 AUSTIN, Texas — As hurricane season approaches, many Texans continue to rebuild from Hurricane Harvey and other recent natural disasters, while others are retrofitting their homes to be better prepared for weather events in the future.

 

Mayes County, Oklahoma flood maps become final

DENTON, TX –– New flood maps become effective on September 13, 2019, for Mayes County, OK. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone.

Ottawa County, Oklahoma flood maps become final

DENTON, TX –– New flood maps become effective on September 13, 2019, for Ottawa County, OK. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone.

Revised Preliminary Flood Maps for Plaquemines Parish are ready for public view

Denton, TX – The revised preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of Plaquemines Parish, LA.  Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements.                                                                                                                                                  

Galveston County, Texas flood maps become final

DENTON, TX –– New flood maps become effective on August 15, 2019, for Galveston County. Residents are encouraged to examine the maps to determine if they are in a low to moderate, or high-risk flood zone. By understanding flood risks, individuals can determine their flood insurance needs. 

Community leaders can use these maps to make informed decisions about building standards and development.

Public invited to appeal or coment on flood maps in Saline County, Arkansas

Denton, Texas– New revised preliminary flood risk information and updated Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in Saline County, AR. Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements. Community stakeholders can identify any concerns or questions about the information provided and participate in appeal and comment periods for the maps.